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Another round of Takata airbag recalls filed by 13 automakers

6 hours 19 min ago
More than a dozen automakers this week recalled another 652,000 vehicles with Takata airbag inflators in the U.S.

Michigan testing site named federal driverless car proving ground

6 hours 26 min ago
The American Center for Mobility self-driving vehicle test bed under construction in Ypsilanti Township, Mich., has been awarded a federal designation as a proving ground for the development of driverless cars, officials said Thursday.

Maryland dealership retools its approach to pricing

7 hours 35 min ago
Koons of Silver Spring has launched Total Confidence Pricing, which includes a 30-day guarantee on the price buyers paid for a new vehicle.

F-150 Raptor, rally driver Ken Block drive Ford Twitter engagement

9 hours 41 min ago
After a bit of back-and-forth between the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado, in December, the F-150 reclaimed its spot as the winner of the Twitter engagement race among pickups in December, according to ListenFirst Media.

F-150 Raptor, rally driver Ken Block drive Ford Twitter engagement

9 hours 41 min ago
After a bit of back-and-forth between the Ford F-150 and Chevrolet Silverado, in December, the F-150 reclaimed its spot as the winner of the Twitter engagement race among pickups in December, according to ListenFirst Media.

Icahn to gain full control of Federal-Mogul with $300 million deal

11 hours 30 min ago
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn, after nearly a year of posturing with Federal-Mogul's shareholders, will take full ownership of the diversified auto parts supplier in a roughly $300 million deal.

U.S. closing Tesla autopilot death investigation without demanding recall, report says

11 hours 43 min ago
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration on Thursday is expected to close a six-month-old investigation into the death of a Tesla car driver using its semi-autonomous driving system Autopilot without seeking a recall, a sourced briefed on...

California warns of break from Washington on clean-air rules

13 hours 19 min ago
California sent a warning shot in a potential showdown with the incoming Trump administration, with the state's clean-air regulators digging in on mandates for an ever-greater number of electric and fuel-cell cars.

How Toyota used artificial intelligence for RAV4 campaign

13 hours 38 min ago
IBM's Watson has struck again. The machine learning program, which has emerged as a popular tool for agencies and marketers, is powering a new highly targeted digital campaign for Toyota that uses an algorithm to generate ad scripts.

Panasonic aims to move Tesla auto partnership beyond batteries

16 hours 8 min ago
Panasonic aims to extend its partnership with electric car maker Tesla Motors beyond batteries and into self-driving technology, as the Japanese conglomerate continues to shift its focus to the automotive business.

Takata's remaining two bidders to seek court-led turnaround in Japan, report says

19 January, 2017 - 03:24
Takata's two remaining bidders plan to propose a court-mediated turnaround for the Japanese operations of the troubled airbag supplier, the Nikkei business daily reported.

EPA nominee Pruitt to review vehicle emissions rules

18 January, 2017 - 22:15
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the EPA, said he will review the Obama administration's recent decision to lock in fuel efficiency rules.

EPA nominee Pruitt says he will review vehicle emissions rules

18 January, 2017 - 22:15
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the Environmental Protection Agency, said on Wednesday he will review the Obama administration's recent decision to lock in fuel efficiency rules.

Maserati salesman killed in crash after filming self on Facebook going 111 mph

18 January, 2017 - 21:08
An employee at Mike Ward Maserati in Highlands Ranch, Colo., died in a car crash last weekend after he uploaded a Facebook Live video of himself accelerating from 0 to 111 mph in one of the store's cars.

Automakers will continue Mexico investments despite Trump threats, study says

18 January, 2017 - 21:07
Forecasting firm LMC Automotive expects automakers will continue to invest in Mexico over the next four years despite tariff threats and social media shaming from President-elect Donald Trump.

Auto industry will continue to invest in Mexico despite Trump threats, study says

18 January, 2017 - 21:07
Forecasting firm LMC Automotive expects automakers will continue to invest in Mexico over the next four years despite tariff threats and social media shaming from President-elect Donald Trump.

Tesla to build motors, gearboxes in Gigafactory

18 January, 2017 - 20:44
Tesla will manufacture the electric motors and gearboxes for the upcoming Model 3 at its Gigafactory in Nevada.

Apple sued for not preventing texting and driving

18 January, 2017 - 18:58
Apple is facing a potential class-action lawsuit in California for declining to deploy technology that could prevent iPhone users from texting while driving.

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